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Must maintenance workers at kindergartens and elementary schools become certified renovators if they perform renovations covered by the RRP Rule? Are the schools or school systems then required to become certified renovation firms?

On or after April 22, 2010, all renovations covered by the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule must be directed by certified renovators and must be performed by certified renovators or individuals trained by a certified renovator. The RRP rule requires any firm, including a local government agency that performs, offers, or claims to perform renovations to be certified by EPA. 

Question Number: 23002-19659

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